Dola Purnima | Handwoven Wild Tussar Masterweave Saree
Inspired from the auspicious festival of Dola Yatra, hand woven with spellbinding colors, this mesmerizing masterweave saree is crafted exclusively using wild tussar silk.
The pallu of this handwoven saree adorns a beautiful 'phoda' (pierce) work. The motif design are an inspiration from the Terracota handicrafts and Pipili Chandua (Applique) from the state of Odisha.
With attractive color combination on the body and pallu, this saree features a 'ganga-yamuna' border with beautiful motifs of terracota horses and applique lamp shades throughout all using the traditional 'phoda' technique on a handloom.
DolaPurnima or Dola Yatra is a major Holi featival celebrated in the Indian state of Odisha, West Bengal, Assam and Tripura. On this auspicious day, the idols of Krishna and his beloved Radha, richly adorned and besmeared with colored powder, are taken out in procession in a swinging palanquin. The procession proceeds forward to the accompaniment of music, blaring of conch shells, trumpets horn and shouts of 'Hari Bola'.
‘Odisha Ikat’ also known as “Bandha of Odisha”, is a resist dyeing technique. Since 2007, the “Bandha of Odisha” has been geographically identified. It is a process of tie-dying the wrap and weft threads, so that designs on the loom prior to weaving can be created. Because of its design process, it has been called “poetry on loom”.
Made to Order. Expected delivery after 3 weeks.
Care: Dry clean only